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Self-made – with a helping hand

29th July 2022 Posted by

Blog by Dr Tracey Leghorn, Chief Human Resources and Health and Safety Officer, SUEZ recycling and recovery UK. Life stories about ‘self-made’ successful people are very compelling. When we hear how a person triumphed against the odds, or rose to the top in business, their profession or sport, it’s inspiring.

A hub of renewal

21st June 2022 Posted by

Blog by Dr Tracey Leghorn, Chief Human Resources and Health and Safety Officer, SUEZ recycling and recovery UK. It seemed a very distant prospect in the middle of the pandemic, but later this month 80 of my colleagues will finally gather to talk, listen and debate together in one space. The purpose for our journey to Manchester is the first SUEZ

Enrichment or resignation – the great employment challenge

4th April 2022 Posted by

Blog by Dr Tracey Leghorn, Chief Human Resources and Health and Safety Officer, SUEZ recycling and recovery UK. What makes people get out of bed and go to work? Apart from the alarm clock and bills to pay, they need other reasons – if they are to choose to work for you, and with the level of commitment a company needs

Leading through change

14th February 2022 Posted by

Blog by Dr Tracey Leghorn, Chief Human Resources and Health and Safety Officer, SUEZ recycling and recovery UK. Are some people just born leaders? The question arose after our recent Wellness for All webinar on the theme of Leadership for Change. And the answer from our presenter – Dr David Pendleton, a Professor in Leadership at the Henley Business School –

Why February is the new January

24th January 2022 Posted by

Blog by Dr Tracey Leghorn, Chief Human Resources and Health and Safety Officer, SUEZ recycling and recovery UK. As I wish you the best for 2022, you may think I’m a bit late. After all, January will soon be over. But then, so too are many new year resolutions. There are various reasons for that, not least our self-delusion that the

A question of values

22nd December 2021 Posted by

Blog by Dr Tracey Leghorn, Chief Human Resources and Health and Safety Officer, SUEZ recycling and recovery UK. Earlier this year at our company’s annual Women’s Conference, one of the questions posed for delegates was ‘Who is your best self?’ I was reminded of this while looking back over the last tumultuous year. In business when we review performance, there are

Degrees of hope, and desperation

17th December 2021 Posted by

Blog by Dr Tracey Leghorn, Chief Human Resources and Health and Safety Officer, SUEZ recycling and recovery UK. As we approach the end of the calendar year, it’s natural to pause and take stock. That reflective mood is all the more appropriate at times like this, when we’re suspended between waves of the coronavirus and the future of our planet hangs

Making neurodivergent sense of the world

13th December 2021 Posted by

Blog by Dr Tracey Leghorn, Chief Human Resources and Health and Safety Officer, SUEZ recycling and recovery UK. Among the more positive stories in the media recently have been reports on public figures who’ve shared how they’d been diagnosed with various syndromes on the neurodiverse spectrum. The TV presenter Melanie Sykes, for example, described her autism diagnosis at 51 as ‘life-changing’:

Doing our bit for the Armed Forces community

13th December 2021 Posted by

Blog by Dr Tracey Leghorn, Chief Human Resources and Health and Safety Officer, SUEZ recycling and recovery UK. The 11th day of the 11th month – Remembrance Day is an annual landmark and national commemoration that means different things to different people. For some, it is a reminder of family members, sometimes distant relatives, who died in the two World Wars.

Food for thought on the diversity menu

11th November 2021 Posted by

Blog by Dr Tracey Leghorn, Chief Human Resources and Health and Safety Officer, SUEZ recycling and recovery UK. We have addressed a diverse range of thought-provoking topics at our weekly Wellness for All webinars over the last 18 months, including nutrition and health. Last week we took a bigger bite and hosted a special webinar ‘cook-a-long’ devoted to Indian cuisine.

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